THEORY 438 - Theory and Analysis of World Musics
Section: 001
Term: FA 2017
Subject: Music Theory (THEORY)
Department: Music School
Credits:
3
Enforced Prerequisites:
THEORY 240 & 250.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for credit.
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A course concentrating on one or more types of music that have developed outside of European traditions. Topics change with each offering and the course. Activities typically involve transcription, music analysis, and readings in theories of the music under the study.

THEORY 438 - Theory and Analysis of World Musics
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001 (LEC)
P
30406
Open
5
 
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Note: The course is about the classical music traditions of North India, also known as Hindustani music. The first half of the course focuses on acquiring mastery over the basic musical materials of this idiom through singing, improvisation, and transcription exercises. The second half of the course builds on these skills to theorize about and analyze aspects of North Indian classical pitch (i.e. raga) and rhythmic (i.e. tala) structure, form, performance practice, and their connection to other musical idioms, including the classical music of South India, and the classical and popular musical traditions of the West.
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ISBN: 0954397606
The raga guide : a survey of 74 Hindustani ragas, Author: Joep Bor, ed., author. Suvarnalata Rao; Wim van der Meer; Jane Harvey, co-authors, Publisher: Wystone Estate 2002
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